Monthly Archives: August 2013

Julie Harris Remembered

           Marathon ’33, one of Julie Harris’s ten Best Actress Tony-nominations, opened on Broadway on December 22, 1963. Produced by Actors Studio and written and directed by June Havoc (with input from Lee Strasberg), the play was about Ms. Havoc’s … Continue reading

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Make a date with “First Date”

           The lessons to be taken away from the delightful new Broadway musical First Date, which centers on one of those perilous encounters, include not discussing past dates, avoiding the topic of religion and, as poetically expressed in the play, … Continue reading

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A Labour of Love in Central Park

           Because of its literary allusions and contemporary (Elizabethan) poetic forms, Love’s Labour’s Lost has never been among Shakespeare’s most popular plays. In the shadow of the more accessible and, well, funnier Midsummer Night’s Dream and As You Like It, … Continue reading

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